HMS Springer (P 264)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Ordered||29 Apr 1943|
|Laid down||8 May 1944|
|Launched||14 May 1945|
|Commissioned||2 Aug 1945|
Transferred to the Israeli Navy on 9 October 1958 and renamed Tanin. Scrapped in 1972.
Commands listed for HMS Springer (P 264)
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|1||Lt. John Francis Michell, RN||10 Jun 1945||14 Oct 1945|
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Noteable events involving Springer include:
31 Jul 1945
HMS Springer (Lt. J.F. Michell, RN) departed her builders yard for Holy Loch. (1)
1 Aug 1945
HMS Springer (Lt. J.F. Michell, RN) arrived at Holy Loch to begin a period of trials and training on the Scottish West coast.
When the war with Japan ended she was still undergoing her work-up program. (1)
- ADM 173/19718
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.